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Localization of professional drivers by GPS versus data privacy

« Do not permanently have your employer on your back » is often one of the benefits of their profession that is relied on by drivers. New technologies, including in vehicle computer facilities, call into question the veracity of this statement and tend to be relegated to the ranks of illusion. These devices offer employers opportunities to remotely control the activity of their employees. But there is many a slip ‘twixt cup and lip because, as they are much more intrusive in the privacy of workers concerned than a foreman roaming the aisles of the company, the law closely outlines the use of these techniques and the Supreme Court enforces these rules. Some relate to the Labour Code, others to the law of 6 January 1978 relating to data, files and freedoms.

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A propos Thierry Granturco

Thierry Granturco est avocat aux Barreaux de Paris et de Bruxelles, spécialiste de droit du sport. Il est actif dans le milieu du football professionnel depuis plus de 20 ans après avoir lui-même joué à haut niveau à l'Olympique Lyonnais (OL).

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